Francois De La Rochefoucauld
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
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There is no better proof of a man's being truly good than his desiring to be constantly under the observation of good men.
We may sooner be brought to love them that hate us, than them that love us more than we would have them do.
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones keep to theirs a great while.
No men are oftener wrong than those that can least bear to be so.
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
Some counterfeits reproduce so very well the truth that it would be a flaw of judgment not to be deceived by them.
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love long, where it really is, nor to counterfeit it long where it is not.
It is with true love as it is with ghosts everyone talks about it, but few have seen it.
A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more valuable kindnesses hereafter.
The defects of the mind, like those of the face, grow worse with age.
Memory is a great artist. For every man and for every woman it makes the recollection of his or her life a work of art and an unfaithful record.
Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
Hip-Hop isn't just music, it is also a spiritual movement of the blacks! You can't just call Hip-Hop a trend!
We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
But I love being scared. I think you're brave only when you do things that scare you. I've always used fear as a motivator. I'm not sure why.
Those issues are biblical issues: to care for the sick, to feed the hungry, to stand up for the oppressed. I contend that if the evangelical community became more biblical, everything would change.
When it comes to the health of our families, Barack refused to listen to all those folks who told him to leave health reform for another day, another president. He didn't care whether it was the easy thing to do politically - that's not how he was raised - he cared that it was the right thing to do.
Science has done more for the development of western civilization in one hundred years than Christianity did in eighteen hundred years.
I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer the monsters of my fancy to what is positively trivial.
My mom was a professional. My dad and mom met each other in a movie called 'New Faces of 1937.' My mom went under the name Thelma Leeds, and she did a few movies, and she was really a great singer, and when she married my dad and started to have a family, she sang at parties.